Avatar universal


what happens if a women doesent douch
6 Responses
Avatar universal
douching can actually mess up your good bacteria.
Avatar universal
Nothing happens  it is perfectly normal if you dont douch
215385 tn?1201802901
Sorry I'm from the uk so a little intrigued.  What is 'douching', never heard of that?
Avatar universal
kind-of like a cleaning tool.
134578 tn?1614729226
Douching is putting something liquid up in your vagina, theoretically to clean it.  The word "douche" refers to the inserting of the liquid and the draining it out, often done in a splashy manner.  Laura is thinking of something used to put the liquid up there, which can be a squirter or applicator of one kind or another.  At least in the U.S., the old home remedy used to be vinegar and water, squirt it in and let it drain out, into the toilet.  In the very early days, this was thought to reduce the chance of pregnancy.  (Ha!  ha!  ha!)  Douching is not even good for the vagina.
Avatar universal
funny thing was that my parents had four boys, and they heard from someone that if you douch, you have a better chance of having a girl.  she did that while they were getting pregnant with me, and looky there, their only girl out of five kids.  
never do something like that to your vagina because it kills your good bacteria and can cause you to get an infection.
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Women's Health Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
STDs can't be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging or touching.
Syphilis is an STD that is transmitted by oral, genital and anal sex.
Normal vaginal discharge varies in color, smell, texture and amount.
Bumps in the genital area might be STDs, but are usually not serious.
Chlamydia, an STI, often has no symptoms, but must be treated.
From skin changes to weight loss to unusual bleeding, here are 15 cancer warning signs that women tend to ignore.